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#304980 Kenmore(WP) Side by Side Fridge 106.50512001 - No cold air to FreshFood

Posted by reelynyceguy on 06 October 2014 - 04:29 PM

I've seen ice jammed in the return down behind the evap cover next to the evaporator. Physically get your fingers in there to be sure there's not residual ice in the channel. Doesn't take much...

#304979 Kenmore refrigerator (Lg made) 795.72053.110

Posted by reelynyceguy on 06 October 2014 - 04:18 PM

The ice room fan motor is probably good...just jammed with ice, causing the motor to stall. You'll have to remove evaporator cover to clean up the mess and free the fan blades. LG has redesigned the cover With a heater to prevent this problem from reoccurring in the future.

#249836 Microwave turntable turns when door is opened

Posted by reelynyceguy on 11 March 2013 - 04:16 PM

Doesn't matter as long as it's a Normally Open switch, Mr. Dave. You're very close to becoming a hero...don't fail us now...

#249282 Kitchenaid Nightmare

Posted by reelynyceguy on 01 March 2013 - 05:31 AM

Reg...Thanks for the manual and information. I was able to locate the transformer and found it had been cooked by the power surge. Replaced it and now everything works. Appreciate the help....no worse feeling in the world than flying blind.

#243925 GE PDS18SBMRBS not cooling

Posted by reelynyceguy on 10 December 2012 - 08:18 PM

Exploding...To answer your question, the water goes through a coupling underneath the fan motor that connects to a drain tube behind the fridge which lands in a pan underneath the cabinet to be evaporated by the condensation motor.

#237004 Kitchenaid Fridge KSRS27FBL03 leaks water all over the floor

Posted by reelynyceguy on 29 July 2012 - 07:43 AM

Is there a sheet of ice at the freezer compartment bottom under the bottom bin? If so, it's a clogged defrost drain as Reg said. You'll have to remove the back panel covering the evaporator and clear out that drain with some hot water or steam. Also make sure the rubber grommet covering the drain outlet in the compressor compartment is not gummed shut. Take off the grommet (it looks like a little rubber black hat), and wash it up with hot soap and water.

#236494 LFX25960ST Er-IF Error code. Replaced board still error.

Posted by reelynyceguy on 18 July 2012 - 06:29 PM

Definitely the fan...

#236493 KM (Bosch) DW #630.17303402 REFUSES to pump out

Posted by reelynyceguy on 18 July 2012 - 06:27 PM

"It seems the problem is when the dishwasher pumps in some water at the very end of a cycle, right after pump out."

How much water Red? Less I'm mistaken, it always adds some water back into the sump at the end of the cycle to keep the seals, etc. wet, no? About a cup or so...

#236376 Maytag Fridge issues

Posted by reelynyceguy on 17 July 2012 - 05:13 AM

"Ice cubes not dispensed"...
Pull the ice bucket off. Make sure ice isn't clumped in bottom of it and frozen together. With freezer door open, hold in light switch and activate ice lever at the dispenser front. You should see the ice auger motor turning. If it just sits and hums you may have a frozen auger motor. If it turns, the problem is in the ice bucket or the dispenser door isn't opening.

#236080 KM(WP) fridge 106.56536401 not producing ice

Posted by reelynyceguy on 12 July 2012 - 07:11 PM

Pull the 3 screws out of the LED board. Disconnect the board from the wire harness. Take a small wire and insert it into the wire harness 4th & 5th holes from the bottom of the harness. (I believe it's a black wire & black with white tracer). Now you should have 120v going to the ice maker.

#235982 Kenmore 106.52552100 SxS fridge. Works, ice flow in bottom of freezer

Posted by reelynyceguy on 12 July 2012 - 04:19 AM

Made like a pea trap to help keep warm air from entering the freezer compartment and causing frost...

#235709 Kenmore 106.52552100 SxS fridge. Works, ice flow in bottom of freezer

Posted by reelynyceguy on 07 July 2012 - 05:09 AM

Take all the shelves and baskets out of the freezer. Take a thin blade putty knife, get under the ice sheet and toss it in the sink. Remove the back panel of the freezer to expose the evaporator coil. You'll see a trough underneath the coil to catch water when the unit defrosts. It'll be covered with a layer of ice at this point. I use a household steamer to melt that ice, but you can also try hot air from a blow dryer or hot water through a squirt bottle. Eventually you'll see the drain hole exposed. That hole is prob'ly also clogged with ice, so you'll have to jet some hot water into it until to hear the water splashing into the condensate pan under the fridge. If you don't hear anything, or if the water backs up, you'll have to remove the back cardboard panel covering the compressor, find the drain tube and make sure the rubber grommet on the end of the tube is not gummed shut. It just pulls off the tube, so you can clean it up and reinstall it. You can buy a heat probe made to keep the drain from icing over again, or take a bare strand of #12 or #14 solid copper wire, about 6" long, and wrap a few turns around the heater rod just above the drain hole. Stick the remainder of the wire into the hole. This will transfer heat from the heater into the hole during defrost and keep the drain open in the future. Clean up the excess water, button up and you're golden.

#235607 KM(WP) fridge 106.56536401 not producing ice

Posted by reelynyceguy on 05 July 2012 - 08:20 PM

Had a no ice today. Found only 53 v to IM. Jumpered out the LED circuit board and got 120 v. to IM. Replaced the board and got immediate ice harvest.

#235392 Defective Customer...

Posted by reelynyceguy on 02 July 2012 - 04:39 AM

This job would be fun if we didn't have to deal with the public...

#235313 LG Refrigarator Model # LMX25981ST Leaking Water around Frame of Water Dispenser

Posted by reelynyceguy on 30 June 2012 - 06:32 PM

Glad you solved the problem, Bruce. Best wishes!

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